It has never been more important to creating and maintaining a business plan to ensure your setting’s financial well-being whether it be to raise funds or look to funding opportunities, a well presented business plan is mandatory to prove your setting is sound and sustainable. We will cover the elements to assist you in creating a well-written, realistic business plan to ensure you focus your attention where your business needs it.
This is for the session run in 2021 - please refer to the 2022 session
This is an information session for people who are considering becoming registered childminders. This informative session will provide information about the requirements of registration as a childminder and the processes to follow in order to become registered. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about the process and fully understand the requirements and make an informed decision about whether or not this is the correct career path for you.
The training will cover the following areas:
Job descriptions for committee members.
An introduction to the Early years foundation stage - safeguarding and welfare requirements.
The expectation of Ofsted.
Supporting the Manager.
Ensuring sustainability of the setting.
As part of this programme delegates will gain NCFE Cache L3 Award for Special Education Needs Coordinator in Early Years Settings.
They will also be awarded with one Level 4 module: Coordinate Special Educational Needs Provision, this is a further CPD module that encourages qualification progression.
The Every Child a Talker (ECAT) child monitoring tool enables practitioners to assess the developmental level of children’s speech, language and communication. The tool was developed as part of the National Strategies ECAT programme and continues to be used by many local authorities and speech and language departments.
The session will:
- introduce the monitoring tool and how to use it
- focus on how to effectively assess a child’s speech, language and communication
- highlight the importance of regular monitoring and review
Participants will acquire ideas about focused diagnostic assessment/direct teaching exercises that are linked with both number and shape/space. These will involve a range of resources being utilised and offer different points of inclusive access to learning for children associated with established trajectories, which will in turn provide secure foundations for their later transition into Key Stage 1. Guidance for working alongside parents to best support children will also be given.
explore key aspects of the new EYFS framework, to consider effective provision and practice in the
reception classroom and look ahead to the reception year.
Delegates please try and watch pre-recorded session on GCC plus training platform ‘New to the EYFS for Reception’ before attending this LIVE session
New to the Early Years Foundation Stage for nurseries and preschool – LIVE follow up session
An opportunity for practitioners new to working in nurseries and preschools, to further embed their knowledge around the reformed early years foundation stage.
Please watch Pre-recorded webinar if possible
|This training provides information and support for practitioners, within the Early Years sector, that are new to the SENCO role.
|As well as understanding the role of the SENCO the training covers topics such as identifying children who may have additional needs, having sensitive conversations with parents and colleagues and supporting practitioners through the graduated pathway.
This training consists of 1 pre-recorded session and 3 online live sessions covering a range of topics that support Early Years Practitioners to become confident as a SENCo.
|One member of staff per setting.
Please ensure you are able to use your camera and microphone during these sessions. There is an expectation that you contribute to discussions. Delegates must watch the pre-recorded session and attend all 3 live sessions in order to receive a certificate.
Practitioners must attend all sessions.
|This is an online training session to provide attendees with an understanding of the funding portal
|This course will cover the following areas:
1. An overview of the funding portal
2. 30 hour funding
3. Inputting funding claims
Recruiting the right staff for the right job is critical for business survival. In today’s challenging environment, understanding good practice in this area is important for any business leaders involved in the recruitment and selection process.
Widespread recruitment and retention problems within the sector have been widely reported both nationally and locally. This training will encourage you to review your current recruitment strategies to give you the best possible chance of recruiting the right person for your setting, but also looking at retention strategies to ensure new and current team members remain within your setting.